Last updated: November 01, 2022, 11:45 AM IST
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi was joined on Tuesday by the mother of Rohith Vemula, a Dalit student from Hyderabad University who died by suicide in 2016 after alleged harassment, at the Bharat Jodo Yatra here.
Radhika Vemula briefly walked with Gandhi during the morning run of the Yatra.
“Extensive Solidarity with Bharat Jodo Yatra, Walked with Rahul Gandhi and Called on Congress to Save the Constitution from BJP-RSS Attack, Justice for Rohith Vemula, Adopt Rohith Law, Increase Dalits Representation , suppressed sections in the higher judiciary, education for all, Radhika Vemula tweeted after the meeting.
The Congress of its official Twitter handle and several party leaders are tweeting photos of Radhika Vemula walking with Gandhi during the Bharat Jodo Yatra.
The death of the 26-year-old Dalit student on January 17, 2016 sparked a nationwide agitation against the caste system in higher education institutions.
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